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Top 40 Shoe Ideas in February

From Strap-On Sneaker Wheels to Laceless Soccer Cleats

— February 28, 2016 — Fashion
The February 2016 shoe trends reveal that new technology and out-of-the-box designs are gradually changing the footwear industry. While shoes serve a practical purpose, brands are now looking at ways to make footwear that improves our lives in different aspects.

One of the continued footwear innovations is the emphasis on performance-enhancing kicks. These types of shoes are designed for serious athletes who are looking for different ways to improve their performance on the field or in the gym. Some examples of fitness-centric footwear include laceless soccer cleats that provide superior ball handling and exercise-specific footwear for CrossFit enthusiasts.

Beyond performance-enhancing designs, footwear is now created with new technology in mind as well. Indeed, the February 2016 shoe trends reveal that high-tech footwear is piquing the interest of ordinary consumers. Some futuristic footwear designs include 3D-printed platform heels, magnetic moon-trotting sneakers and LED sci-fi pumps.
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Thriller Footwear Campaigns
Thriller Footwear Campaigns
The Christian Louboutin Spring Campaign is a Lethal Murder Mystery
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Patriotic Presidental Footwear
Patriotic Presidental Footwear
The Nike LeBron 13 USA Sneaker Styles Celebrate the American Vote
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Football Championship Sneakers
Football Championship Sneakers
Nike Created a Line of Gold Sneakers for the Super Bowl 50
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Chinese Holiday Sneakers
Chinese Holiday Sneakers
The Jordan Brand Has Unveiled a Chinese New Year Pack
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Traditional Tree Sneakers
Traditional Tree Sneakers
The Nike Cherry Blossom Shoe Pack Celebrates Cultural Chinese Heritage
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Japanese Tree Sneakers
Japanese Tree Sneakers
Nike SB’s Zoom Stefan Janoski is Celebrating Cherry Blossom Season
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Deodorizer Sneaker Dryers
Deodorizer Sneaker Dryers
The StinkBOSS is an Antibacterial Device for Cleaning Sport Footwear
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Woven Suede Sneakers
Woven Suede Sneakers
The Nike SB Stefan Janoski Skater Shoes Feature a Dapper Luxe Leather Design
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Silicone Sport Sneakers
Silicone Sport Sneakers
The Nike Air Presto Comet Red Shoes Feature a Hip Translucent Exoskeleton
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Eco-Friendly Shoe Manufacturers
Eco-Friendly Shoe Manufacturers
Adidas' SPEEDFACTORY Reduces Emissions While Hastening Delivery
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Chinese Celebration Sneakers
Chinese Celebration Sneakers
Adidas Tubular Sneakers are Given a New Look for Chinese New Year
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Magnetic Moon-Trotting Sneakers
Magnetic Moon-Trotting Sneakers
The MoonWalkers Replicate the Sensation of Walking on the Moon
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Hunger-Inducing Sneakers
Hunger-Inducing Sneakers
Vans' New 'Late Night' Pack is Accented with Fast Food Graphics
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Immovable Shoe Sculptures
Immovable Shoe Sculptures
Sandra Plantos' Concrete Footwear Encourages Consumers to Slow Down
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Romantic Dessert Sneakers
Romantic Dessert Sneakers
The ASICS GEL-Ltye III Valentine's Day Shoes Look Like Strawberries
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LED Sci-Fi Pumps
LED Sci-Fi Pumps
These Star Wars Pumps Offer a Dazzling Light-Up Feature
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Sophisticated Rapper Sneakers
Sophisticated Rapper Sneakers
The Air Jordan 10 OVO Shoes Were Designed by Singer Drake
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Chinese Holiday Sneakers
Chinese Holiday Sneakers
Reebok Has Refashioned the Instapump Fury Road for Chinese New Year
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Culture-Honoring Footwear
Culture-Honoring Footwear
Nike's 2016 Black History Month Collection Boasts Vibrant Colorways
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Laceless Soccer Cleats
Laceless Soccer Cleats
These Specially Designed Cleats Allow for Better Ball Control
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Co-Branded Zodiac Kicks
Co-Branded Zodiac Kicks
These Nike Air Force 1s by Zhijun Wang Honor the Year of the Monkey
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Luxe Bespoke Shoes
Luxe Bespoke Shoes
Farfetch and MySwear Created a Platform for Designing Customized Shoes
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Minimalistic Strap Sandals
Minimalistic Strap Sandals
The Ipanema with STARCK Shoes Offer an Organic Wear with Simple Style
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Exercise-Specific Sneakers
Exercise-Specific Sneakers
The 'Nike Metcon 2' Sneakers are Designed for CrossFit Athletes
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Gothic Footwear Boutiques
Gothic Footwear Boutiques
This Warsaw Store Boasts Church-Inspired Interior Architecture
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3D-Printed Platform Heels
3D-Printed Platform Heels
The Energetic Pass Footwear is Inspired by the Movement of the Foot
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Artist-Honoring Streetwear
Artist-Honoring Streetwear
The Converse x CLOT Year of the Monkey Lineup Honors Andy Warhol
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Cherry Blossom Sneakers
Cherry Blossom Sneakers
These Nike Shoes Feature a Striking Cherry Blossom Design
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Oceanic Sneaker Styles
Oceanic Sneaker Styles
The Nike Air Max Ocean Fog Pay Tribute to the Changing Climate
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Violet Combat Boots
Violet Combat Boots
These Dazzling 'Purple Diamond' Boots Make a Bold Fashion Statement
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Feminine Retro Sneakers
Feminine Retro Sneakers
The Iconic Nike Air Force 1 Silhouette is Given a Girly Makeover
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Junk Food Sneakers
Junk Food Sneakers
These Vans Shoe Line Feature Designs Inspired by Candy and Sweets
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Whiteout Sneaker Shop Concepts
Whiteout Sneaker Shop Concepts
The Sneakerhead White Store Only Sells White Kicks
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Luxurious Leather Slippers
Luxurious Leather Slippers
These Slippers are Made from a Single Sheet of Premium Calfskin Leather
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90s Flashback Sneakers
90s Flashback Sneakers
These Colorful Couture Runners are Reminiscent of Childhood Playmats
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Knit 3D-Printed Shoes
Knit 3D-Printed Shoes
JS Shoes Manufactures with 3D Printing and Automated Knitting Machines
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Dedicated Sneaker Pop-Up Shops
Dedicated Sneaker Pop-Up Shops
This Adidas BOOST Pop-Up Launches the Tech in London
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Connected Smart Shoes
Connected Smart Shoes
The Digitsole Smartshoe at CES 2016 is Designed for Men and Women Alike
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2
Rugged Urban Sneakers
Rugged Urban Sneakers
The adidas NMD Grey Model Boasts a Masculine Monochromatic Design
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Strap-On Sneaker Wheels
Strap-On Sneaker Wheels
The New Strap-on Jetts Turn Any Pair of Shoes into Rolling Footwear
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